Software and hardware supplier: Silicon Graphics International (SGI)-Delisting (1999)

Silicon Graphics International Corp. (NASDAQ: SGI) was founded in 1999, formerly known as Rackable Systems, Inc., and changed to its current name in May 2009. Headquartered in Milpitas, California, USA, with 1,082 full-time employees, it is a well-known company in the fields of graphics computing technology, servers, supercomputers and workstations.

Update : On November 1, 2016, Hewlett Packard Enterprise acquired Silicon Graphics International Corp. for US$275 million, and the latter’s stock was delisted!

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Silicon Graphics International (SGI):

Vision Technology is engaged in the development and sales of servers, enterprise-level storage hardware, differentiated software and solutions in the United States, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. It provides small and medium-sized enterprise server clusters SGI Rackable, distributed memory supercomputer SGI ICE XA, continuity The memory system SGI UV 3, which can run various intensive computing tasks simultaneously.

Silicon Graphics International also provides data analysis solutions, such as SGI UV that can operate on the SAP HANA platform, SGI InfiniteData, a cluster computing platform that combines servers and storage, and SGI Fraud Analysis, Social Analytics, and Genomics solutions.

In addition, Vision Computing Technology also provides SGI clusters and high-performance storage solutions, including a complete set of hardware and software products to solve data storage and management needs.

In addition, Silicon Graphics also provides SGI management kits to manage various SGI systems and SGI basic software, software kits supporting tools and utilities; and SGI high-performance kits to improve performance and develop additional functions for HPC applications ; And SGI network solutions.

In addition, Vision Technology also provides support, remote control, installation, customer training, and professional services.

Silicon Graphics International Corp sells its products to the federal government, defense and strategic systems, climate, physics and life sciences, energy, aerospace, etc. through direct sales teams, system integrators, value-added distributors, original equipment manufacturers, and channel partners. Automobile manufacturing, networking, financial services, education and research institutions, and media and entertainment markets.

Historical evolution of Silicon Graphics International (SGI):

  • On April 1, 2009, Rackable Systems announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire Silicon Graphics, Inc. for US$25 million and establish Silicon Graphics International Corp. (SGI), which was finally sold for US$42.5 million. The transaction was completed on May 11 of the same year;
  • In February 2010, Silicon Graphics acquired COPAN;
  • In March 2011, SGI acquired all the outstanding shares of SGI Japan, Ltd.;
  • On August 15, 2011, Vision Technology announced the acquisition of OpenCFD Ltd.;
  • In December 2011, the company’s CEO Mark Barrenechea announced his resignation and joined Open Text Corporation (NASDAQ: OTEX);
  • On February 27, 2012, Jorge Luis Titinger became the new CEO of Vision Computing Technology;
  • On November 1, 2016, Hewlett Packard Enterprise acquired Silicon Graphics International Corp. for US$275 million, and the latter’s stock was delisted.
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